Ladies Who Launch will host an event featuring Kitt Shapiro, the only child of legendary entertainer Eartha Kitt, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Walin & Wolff, 30 Post Road East, Westport.

Shapiro will discuss what it was like to be Kitt's daughter and the impact her mother had on her upbringing. She will share her journey through the development of her business, whose mission it is to continue the legacy of her mother. She is the managing member of Simply Eartha LLC and president of Eartha Kitt Productions Inc.

Kathy McShane, managing director of Ladies Who Launch in Connecticut, said, "Eartha Kitt lived before her times. She set the stage for the success of the many women who followed her. Eartha and Kitt are two women that my ladies can certainly emulate. I am thrilled that Kitt will be sharing her story with my ladies. Kitt will give us an inside look at growing up with a famous mother and how she took that experience and started an amazing company."

Beverages and light food will be served.

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